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Sergeant Vernon J. Corbeil | Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

Sergeant

Vernon J. Corbeil

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Monday, April 15, 1957

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Aircraft accident

Incident Date: 4/15/1957

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Sergeant Vernon Corbeil and Sergeant Raymond Willis were killed in an airplane accident while searching for a downed plane near Malibu.

The plane Sergeant Corbeil was piloting experienced engine trouble and he attempted to land at an emergency landing strip in Puerco Canyon. During the landing the plane struck a ridge and burst into flames, crashing only 500-feet from the landing strip.

Sergeant Corbeil had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for nine years and was assigned to the AERO Bureau.

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Sergeant Raymond C. Willis
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California
End of Watch: Monday, April 15, 1957
Cause: Aircraft accident

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Rest in Peace, Sergeant Corbell. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

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